Niall Murphy out of ICU

Niall Murphy speaking to the Brehon Law Society in New York on March 10. Photo by Nuala Purcell.

By Irish Echo Staff

Belfast attorney Niall Murphy, who spent days in a medically induced coma as a result of coronavirus, is out of the intensive care unit of a Belfast hospital and has been able to give a thumbs up.

Mr. Murphy, who is well known in Irish America as a result of his human rights work, remains hospitalized however.

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The 43-year-old solicitor, activist, and leading Antrim GAA figure, is communicating with hospital staff.

Mr. Murphy, a father-of-three, was in New York last month where he spoke to the Brehon Law Society which has long been a key supporter of his human rights work.

Murphy is a partner in the KRW Law firm headed by Kevin Winters and has been involved in a number high-profile cases, including representing the families of those who died in the 1994 Loughinisland massacre.

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